December 15, 2018
You got that DNA test for fun, to learn more about your ancestors and yourself. When you get your results back, it can be confusing. What do the health results mean? How accurate are these predictive tests for oral health?
Some of these genetic tests claim to detect a number of markers for periodontal disease and oral cancer. However, the American Dental Association (ADA) has stated that an accurate predictive test for dental cavities and periodontal disease currently does not exist. According to the ADA, no single gene to date has been identified to predict the predisposition for periodontal diseases. Rather, it is the combination of your genes with your lifestyle choices, such as smoking, that contributes to your real risk for oral diseases.
Basically, your results aren’t a crystal ball. They can provide some insight, but you can control your oral health through your oral hygiene in Boston. (more…)
November 19, 2018
The last thing anyone wants is to see a dentist in Boston for emergency treatment during the holidays. After all, the yuletide season is all about fun, food, and families, not cavities and discomfort. With that in mind, here are some tips for keeping your teeth and gums healthy from now until the end of the year.
October 16, 2018
Are you looking for a great dentist in Boston? If so, then you might be interested to know that our own Dr. Jack Share was recently voted one of the best dentists in the area by a select group of his peers. Dr. Share earned this award thanks to his expert skills and decades of service to the local community.
August 11, 2018
Replacing teeth is incredibly important to your short- and long-term oral health. When you choose dental implants to make it happen, you get the best of both worlds. Not only are dental implants in Boston incredibly natural-looking, but they feel and function exactly like your real teeth.
However, implants should not feel loose in any way shape or form. If you do notice your implant becoming loose, take note of the tips in today’s blog.
August 5, 2018
Seeing a dentist in Beacon Hill can not only spare you from a nagging toothache, it may also help to prevent serious illnesses like stroke, cancer, and diabetes. That’s according to medical experts who have found a strong correlation between overall health and the condition of a patient’s teeth and gums. This is all the more reason to see your dentist for regular checkups and cleanings.